Northwest Florida Ballet returns to the Mattie Kelly Arts Center to present the classic fairytale, Cinderella on Fri., Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., March 1 at 2:30 p.m. with live music by the NFB Symphony Orchestra. Featuring the acclaimed choreography of NFB Artistic Director Todd Eric Allen and the beautiful music of Serge Prokofiev, this timeless classic is presented in three acts and brings to life a cavalcade of enchanting characters, brilliant dancing, vibrant costumes and a magical set sure to hold you under its spell.
To purchase tickets, visit https://nfballet.org/2019-2020-season/
A VIP & NFB Company Alumni party will be held immediately following the Fri., Feb. 28 performance. The commemorative fiftieth-anniversary gala will take place on Sat., Feb. 28. Additional details and ticket sales information for this exclusive, black-tie gala event will be released later this summer.
Signature season co-sponsors include Silver Sands Premium Outlets, VIE Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine and VIP Destin Magazine. Performance co-sponsors for the season include Fort Walton Beach Medical Center and Vanguard Charitable. NFB is sponsored in part by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
For more than 20 years, the Mattie Kelly Arts Center has been providing world-class productions to patrons in the Southeastern United States. In addition to hosting Broadway shows, the Arts Center is also home to the Northwest Florida State College Department of Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts, and hosts a myriad of student-run shows. The Arts Center boasts a variety of theaters, galleries, and even an outdoor amphitheater that makes it an ideal venue for any style of performance.
The Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center is located on the Niceville campus of NWF State College at 100 College Boulevard and is easily accessible via U.S. Highway 285, Highway 85 and the Mid-Bay Bridge. For more information, a season brochure or to purchase tickets call 729-6000 or visit http://www.mattiekellyartscenter.org. Follow Mattie Kelly Arts Center on Facebook for updates on season performances and special events.